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Digital technology gives students access to an extraordinary range of ideas and information and the capacity to instantly shape, and reshape, their work.

So is this simply a fantastic tool or is digital technology changing the way we think and learn?

Erica McWilliam believes the technology can encourage instant answers and short attention spans rather than sustained deep thinking and problem-solving.

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Professor Erica McWilliam, from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation at the Queensland University of Technology, presented on this topic at the Mind and Its Potential conference in Sydney, 7 - 8 November 2011.


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